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Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST
discussing, florida senator marco rubio gave the g.o.p. response, a speech clearly written well in advance of the president's state of the union because it was like he didn't hear a word the president said. >> his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. now, rubio's delivery was arguably better than responses in the past. but as we've been joking, there is this moment which stole the show. >> nothing has frustrated me more than false choices like the one the president laid out tonight. the choice isn't just between big government or big business. >> oh, so unsmooth and awkward. rubio did speak out this morning on "good morning america" and said "i needed water" what was i going to do? >> we're back after the break. going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out.
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
marco rubio has taken his shirt to the dry cleaners. ♪ >> i'm prepared to enact reforms that would achieve the same amount of health care savings by the beginning of the next decade if the reforms proposed by this simpson bowles commission. >> last night the president offered up more of the same. >> will reduce to prescription drug companies and ask more from the wealthiest seniors. >> last night's speech was pedestrian. >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. let's agree right here, right now to keep the people's government open. and pay our bills on time. and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> senator rubio did a great job with the republican address. >> i think the big story of the night is going to be marco rubio's response. i thought that was the best response to a state of the union address that i'd ever seen. ♪ >>> it was a confident and assertive speech and today the president has taken his second term agenda out on the road and to the people. his visit to an auto manufacturing plant in north carolina is part of a larger strategy to get
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
, mitch mcconnell, and the great marco rubio. what do you say to them, congressman, that they're prepared to share a stage with a man who issues absolutely fabricated and fictitious analysis of a city that clearly he knows nothing about? >> i would be embarrassed to be on the same stage. >> shouldn't they withdraw? what are they doing sharing a stage with a lunatic? >> i actually think they should withdraw if he's going to share the same stage as they are. the reality is, martin, that it's crazy talk coming out of the nra today and lapierre. when they were looking for someone to offer some sane suggestions as to how you get control of gun violence in this country they came out with a manifesto that is in essence a membership drive for the nra. this is about trying to get more people in the nra. i think it's disgusting. >> joy, i don't know if you know much about south carolina republican lindsey graham but he'll also be making an appearance and he definitely shares some of mr. lapierre's inclinations. take a listen to this. >> in 1992 you had the riots in los angeles. i think it was the k
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
, they have recruited some very able candidates, ted cruz, marco rubio, people of color who can carry the gop banner who are certainly absolute conservatives, but the issue is it is not who carries the banner. it's what that flag stands for. and unless and until the republican party does some real work, real hard look at its policy and just how, you know, the animosity they have had through black and brown communities, until they do that work i don't see a pathway back. >> in another article roger says this about the president. i'm quoting him. he's too busy getting the middle class to hate rich people, blacks to hate whites. i'm now going to quote the third sentence, the third sentence of the president's inaugural address last month. what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin, nor the tenets of our faith or the origins of our names. ken, didn't the election night teach republicans not to listen to what fox news is saying? >> well, fox news incidentally is going through some of the same soul searching and sort of reimagining of itself as the republican party, and that's no
CNN
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm EST
...my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> marco rubio made headlines for his republican response to the president last night but not necessarily for the reasons he may want. a social media frenzy started with the senator made an awkward pause. there it is right there. to take a sip of water. kate bolduan traveled to get the backstory on this rising star. >> reporter: the 41-year-old senator, already labeled the republican saviour, was blunt in his official gop response to the president's state of the union address. >> his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more, and spend more. >> reporter: his big moment, however, overshadowed by an unscripted drink of water now deemed watergate. rubio took the moment now gone viral in stride. >> i needed water. it's a funny way of reminding us that we are human. >> reporter: that charm is one reason behind his rapid rise in the republican party. to better understand his star power, we went to his roots, west miami, be florida. his success may seem improbable. >> my dad was a bartender. my no, ma'am
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 10:00am PST
the republican response from senator marco rubio of florida, we're going to hear him talk in optimistic terms and not just bash the president, but talk about what the middle -- about what washington can do for the middle class. we're going hear a little bit about the marco rubio family story we've heard. his roots in cuba. he is going to talk about his family as an example of american exceptionalism, and he is going to broaden it and talk about republican ideas. i think he doesn't want to be hit with the idea that this is a rubio response. not the republican response. andrew, something else the republicans are doing for the first time. earlier tonight around 6:00 or 7:00 marco rubio is going to tape his response in spanish so that spanish language stations can play his response immediately after the president and not wait in that little intermission there usually is. that's a way to get a little bit of a leg up. >> rubio is working very closely. i mean, it's two steps forward, one step back i'm told, but rubio has been working very closely with this bipartisan group of senators to try to work
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
his throato lubio. for the love of god. the number one thing going through marco rubio's mind at this moment, by 2016 won't america want a stooge in the white house? >> by the end i was waiting for him to butt dial his ex. >> i think it was a bold move to duck off camera during the biggest speech of your life. i cannot imagine what he was thinking. ♪ >> is this really that big of a deal? just because it's the only thing that people will ever remember? >> i'm just going to, just going to -- get something to drink here. just so thirsty i can't -- sorry, should have drank something before the show. don't know why i didn't think of that. >> maintaining eye contact with the home viewer and connecting, connecting with the audience on a human level, you know, makes them overlook your difficulties. just keep the words rolling from your face hole. no one will notice. >> the state of the union rebuttal is most often handed to a rising party star. whose star then, according to tradition, quickly falls. >> good evening, and happy mardi gras. >> the war against chuck hagel, let's play "h
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
marco rubio's water bottle. >> don't worry, senator rubio, nobody noticed that you gave a speech. >>> and finally, let me finish with how the attacks on president obama's choice for secretary of defense are really attacks on the people's choice, the american people's choice for president. and that's what this is about. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >>> well, my good friend new jersey senator frank lautenberg says he's going to retire next year and not seek a sixth term. and that opens the door for cory booker to run for lautenberg's seat. booker has made his intentions very clear, which clearly annoyed the 89-year-old lautenberg. while booker is the highest profile democrat looking to succeed lautenberg, other democ
PBS
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
-- rubio gave the government response to the speech. >> more government isn't going to help you get ahead. it's going to hold you back. more government isn't going to create more opportunities. it's going to limit them. and more government isn't going to inspire more ideas, new businesses and new private sector jobs. going to create uncertainty. john: house republican leader john boehner sat behind the president during the speech and did not stir a muscle in any way that might be mistaken for approving of the president's ideas. this was the reaction from mr. boehner the next day. last night, the president offered up more of the same -- higher taxes and more stimulus spending and we're weeks away from the president's sequester and the president laid out no plan to eliminate the sequester and the harmful cuts that will come as a result of it. john: eamon, any of the things the president talked about going to pass? >> i think he's got a fight on his hands. republicans, as you saw, just from the body language of speaker boehner sitting behind the president, republicans are not in a mood to of
Current
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
♪ ] >> hello current t.v. land. the marco rubio thing, once we get a comedy bingy it's fun. >> he drank, he snacked exercised, and drank again. it was cute. he made fun of it all the way through. >> we're not doing anything. we'll wait until you're done. >> the president spoke for an hour. he didn't take a drink once. >> not once. because he is superman. jacki sheckner in the current news center. >> president obama's going to travel to georgia today to talk about another part of his state of the union address guaranteed high quality preschool education. he's visiting a prek. class and then going to the decatur community recreation center to give some remarks. later, he is back in washington where he's going to hold an on line fireside hangout to talk more about the state of the union. it will be steramed live on whitehouse..gov on you tube. rubio said this about his own humble lifestyle. >> i still live in the same working class neighborhood i grew up in. my neighbors aren't millionaires, they're retirees who depend on social security and medicare. >> politico reports as rubio's west miami
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 9:00am PST
and potential citizenship several years later. hours after the lake, senator marco rubio called the ideas half baked and seriously flawed, adding if actually proposed the president's bill would be dead on arrival in congress. the white house denied leaking the document and underscored that it was not an official proposal. >> we've not proposed mying to capitol hill yet. we've got a bill. we're doing exactly what the president said we would do last month in las vegas, which is we're preparing, we're going to be ready. >> still, leaders m gop on sunday accuse the president of having ulterior motives, trying to kill any real immigration reform for political gain. >> does the president really want a result, or does he want another to beat up republicans so that he can get political advantage in the next election? >> leak this out does set things in the wrong direction. is the president looking for a partisan advantage, or is he looking for a bipartisan law? >> this is the president torpedoing his own plan, and it shows me he is not really serious. democrats bring up this idea as wedge issues. they
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 1:00am EST
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Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
after the hour. president obama a very powerful state of the union speech. how did marco rubio do. let's talk about that, too. yes watch marco rubio. i just watched enough to know that i think all of the advance height about what a great job marco rupe rubio was going to do sort of fell flat last night. to me, he looked nervous. he looked not ready for prime time. >> yeah. >> bill: he looked stiff. and he certainly was -- >> thirsty >> bill: thirsty. what will be remembered most about his speech was i have never seen anybody do this. he is live on camera talking, and he takes a break without even saying excuse me just a second. reaches over off camera like this, grabs a bottle of water and then takes a stip without even saying excuse me and then puts the bottle back and then continues talking. amateur hour. i think he joins the ranks of christine whitman and bobby jindal who were supposed to save the republican party with a post state of the union. they ought to can those this those things. democrats or republicans just cancel because nobody watch
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
drarng deeply from marco rube yob's water bottle. >> don't worry, senator rubio, nobody noticed that you gave a speech. >> and finally let me finish with how the attacks on president obama's choice for secretary of defense are really attacks on the people's choice, the american people's choice for president. and that's what this is about. >>> and this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> well, my good friend new jersey senator frank lautenberg says he's going to retire next year and not seek a sixth term. and that opens the door for cory booker to run for lautenberg's seat. booker has made his intentions very clear which clearly annoyed the 89-year-old lautenberg. while book ser the highest profile democrat looking to succeed lautenberg other democrats have s
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 3:00am PST
-field advantage and he ends up looking like kenneth the page. >> i don't think rubio will look like that or sound like that. i think he will obviously, it will be a play on immigration. it will be hopefully an economic response to the president. to your point, joe, the president has said, we've got to do something about entitlements. the question is what? what are you willing to put on the table? is he going to lay out a specific or some direction towards a specific policy. that's what republicans will look for. more importantly to your question, they have an opportunity to frame this economic argument. you still have 21 million americans unemployed. the rate is still up. you can frame that argument and say to the president, take the laundry list you laid out tonight, give us the bill and we will wait for it in the house and embrace it and work with you and the senate democrats if that's what you want. give us the bill. >> i think the whole speech is going to be in spanish so we won't know what he says. >> i can go to sleep much much earlier and wait for the translation. >> talk about a no win si
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
hyphen gate. marco rubio's water bottle moment may be the image that haunts him for a long time. a look back at some of the other moments that fairly or not have come to define some politicians forever. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ and this is "hardball," the place for politics. place for politics. >>> well, this is a sad story. we learned today jesse jackson, jr. is being charged with conspiring to spend campaign funds on personal expenses. jackson allegedly conspired to spend $750,000 in campaign funds. sources tell politico those expenses are said to include a $43,000 rolex, home renovations and fur coats among other things. jackson issued a statement this afternoon saying he fully accepts responsibility for his mistakes.
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
of most democrats. >> he has to work in a bipartisan way. senator rubio hasn't been invited to the white house yet to talk about immigration reform is a problem. he needs to start working -- he needs to start doing it now. also -- >> isn't bipartisanship a dream of the 'minutes at this point? we have not seen very much of that in this congress at all. no matter what the president says, they are going to oppose him. >> you have a senate right now who bipartisan framework, it is -- already out there. if the president could start getting behind it and actually start doing internal things. we had weekly meet wings coalition groups, bipartisanship, to bring people together. that's not happening now. >> did you keep saying this is the thing we did the last time we had a colossal failure in trying to get the bill passed. why should that persuade me that's the thing to do again? >> he has to at least do that if we are going to get to the other side. he has to be part of that. >> i mean, i think it is false to -- act like immigration reform hinges on -- it is really congress and senate and really
Current
Feb 14, 2013 3:00am PST
the baltimore ravens, brendon ayanbadejo. marco rubio man our listeners and viewers aren't crazy about him. mary nelson says as he told more huge lies, i could see his ears getting bigger and bigger. just because rubio is hispanic doesn't mean all of us hispanics support him. and adam milken says i thought marco rubio sucked. he sucked his teeth. he sucked his tongue. he was sweating like albert brooks in broadcast news. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: good morning everybody. great to see you today. welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv coming to you live all the way across this great land of ours. from our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c., this is thursday, february 14. it is valentine's day and republicans sure have a strange way of showing their love, don't they? they show their love for chuck hagel by filibustering his nomination. they show their love for american workers by refusing to raise the minimum wage. show their love for america's children by refusing to support universal preschool and show their love for all americans by refusing to compromise in order to avoid
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
the junior senator from the state of florida, marco rubio. so, we will be looking for that. >> the president spoke about learning english. and as a precondition to citizenship. marco rubio one of the reasons he was chosen is that he is totally, perfectly bilingual and will deliver the speech in both english and spanish. >> woodruff: he'll go back and forth >> i think he's already done it in spanish. >> woodruff: and they'll be broadcasting it. but he's of course the son of cuban emigres. >> and demate coras have been doing this for a long time. i mean and toneeville rogue owes a did. they combined one republican. >> woodruff: we're listen to go the house speaker saying the house will come to order. we see the president just about to exit the door wanting to shake every single hand. i remember when president clinton was in office, reaching three and four and five rows back to make sure he didn't miss a single hand. on his way out the door. >> and the pages. they line up back there. >> woodruff: we will wait a few minutes before we hear from senator rubio. let's go back and talk about what the
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
in '94. let's move on and talk about marco rubio for a second. he's going to deliver the official republican response in english and in spanish. the first time someone will do that in spanish. then there will be another response from senator rand paul of kentucky, representing the tea party. he was on "state of the union" yesterday with candy crowley. listen to what he said. >> i see it as extra response. i don't see it as necessarily divisive. i won't say anything on there that necessarily is, like, oh, marco rubio is wrong. he and i don't always agree but the thing is this isn't about he and i, this is about the tea party. >> what do you think, is this going to take away anything from rubio, that shortly thereafter we'll hear from rand paul reflecting the tea party? >> i really don't think so. if you compare the attention that marco rubio's response is getting with what rand paul's response is getting, it's a completely different ball game. you know what, let me tell you, it is a very risky platform. both for rubio and for paul. it is the toughest gig in politics, to follow a st
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
, mr. rubio voted against raising the debt ceiling, thus provoking the credit downgrade that accompanied the fiasco in 2011. he supported governor rick scott's abominable attempt to suppress the vote in florida. he co-sponsored a bill which would enable employers to deny birth control to their employees, and despite the fact that 97% of researchers polled by the national academy of sciences believe in manmade climate change, mr. rubio remains unconvinced. if the republican party wishes to do nothing more than a small amount of cosmetic surgery on its public image, then mr. rubio seems like the perfect salesman. but scratch the surface, and mr. rubio is infected with the same old backward-facing policies that the voters rejected so comprehensively in november. thanks so much for watching this afternoon. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> new pope. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this stunning news today that the head of the 1.2 billion. person roman catholic church is retiring at the end of t
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
that marco rubio thing. they should have been all over it. stay hydrated. >> stay hydrated, my friend. >> lee, what did you learn? >> i learned that women are not only doing wonderful things in the board room, but elsewhere, they are a lower credit risk for lenders. >> lower credit risk. >> i thought it was very interesting. >> mika, let me ask you, as you were jetting across the atlantic and watching on your big screen, how big on your goldstream, how big is the hdtv? 40 inches or so? >> this joke has been running for five years. i think it's time to debunk it. >> it never gets old. >> it doesn't get old to you? funny thing is, you're the elitist. that's what i've learned today. what'd you learn? >> zing! >> you're pretty good at calling out people. i learned that! i learned that, let's see, wayne lapierre is extreme on guns and paul krugman is extreme on debt. they sort of occupy their own alternative universeses and the question is whether the republicans are going to have the guts to stand up to lapierre and whether democrats will be strong enough to walk away from krugman. but we'll see
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 9:00am PST
, then it's probably a pretty good idea. yes, to marco rubio's point, to speaker yon boehner's point, it's not a solution to the problems of our economy, but it is one thing we can do that helps very, very low skill workers, people at the bottom of the income ladder, get a little bit more from what are at this moment very profitable, very profitable period in corporate profits. >> it's not just about a little bit more because that's a good idea. if you look at -- i mean, one in three american families is living near poverty. i mean, the census number -- the number of american families that are basically living on the brink of the powerhouse, as we cut programs to help the poor and the needy, is rather staggering when you look at, again, corporate profits. demos did a great study and looked at the impact of raising the minimum wage on workers, and effectively, if wal-mart, for example, raised the minimum wage of their workers more than 700,000 americans would be lifted out of poverty. i mean, i hate -- i don't hate -- this is something where someone needs to be ringing the alarm bell. i g
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